Do It Yourself Invitations? Yes, You Can!

May 8, 2009 By: Larry Chase
It was my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. It was back in June. We were trying to keep our costs low planning the party, so the first thing we thought about was just making our own invitations. I didn't have a lot of experience, but I had heard from friends who had gone and bought paper and just made them at home.

Amy’s Custom Red White & Black Wedding Invitation

April 24, 2009 By: Larry Chase

Amy's invitation

This July, Amy from Oklahoma is getting married! For the occasion, Amy decided to make her own wedding invitations. Among other items, Amy used LCI Paper's white 6 ½ inch square black-lined envelopes to complete her unique wedding invitation ensemble that also includes a black backing card, a white invitation card, a vellum layer, and a red satin ribbon. Her red, black, and white invitations have received nothing but rave reviews from her family and friends, so she decided to share her creation with LCI Paper and with all of our our blog readers and podcast subscribers.


A Conversation with Cardgirl – Invitations that are "Just So Me"

February 12, 2009 By: Larry Chase


Nessa Sander, aka Cardgirl, is a San Francisco-based invitation designer. You can learn more about her business by visiting She also runs a do it yourself invitation site at Enjoy our interview with Cardgirl. You can listen to the audio interview or read the interview transcript.